# pt to em

## A converter that calculates the em from a pt for a given em size to make the measurement responsive

### Hot Keys

Calculate and copy the result of calculation.

Calculate the result.

Copy the result of calculation.

Reverse the converter to "EM to PT".

Focus the "PT" input.

Focus the "EM Size" input.

### FAQ

#### How to convert PT to EM?

To convert pt to em, you should know total size of 1 EM, default is 16px Then, just apply formula: (pt * 1.3333343412075) / em size For example, with 16px size of 1em, 12pt will be converted to: (12 * 1.3333343412075) / 16 = 1em

#### What is the PT to EM formula?

(pt * 1.3333343412075) / em size

#### What is em unit?

EM is defined relative to the font size of the parent element. 1 EM therefore takes on the value which is given to the font-size of the parent element.

#### What is pt unit? (Point)

A point (pt) is an absolute unit of length commonly used in the print industry and print media to achieve a pixel-perfect display of a device. One point is equivalent to 4/3 of physical pixels. Points are equal to 1/72 of an inch. 1px is equal to 0.74999943307122pt. For example, 12pt = 16px.

### PT to EM Conversion Table if em size is 16px

pt | em |
---|---|

10pt | 0.833em |

20pt | 1.667em |

30pt | 2.5em |

40pt | 3.333em |

50pt | 4.167em |

60pt | 5em |

70pt | 5.833em |

80pt | 6.667em |

90pt | 7.5em |

100pt | 8.333em |

110pt | 9.167em |

120pt | 10em |

130pt | 10.833em |

140pt | 11.667em |

150pt | 12.5em |

160pt | 13.333em |

170pt | 14.167em |

180pt | 15em |

190pt | 15.833em |

200pt | 16.667em |

210pt | 17.5em |

220pt | 18.333em |

230pt | 19.167em |

240pt | 20em |

250pt | 20.833em |